RNR Test 3 SG pt 2

  1. Wildlife conservation and management activities
  2. Game and non-game management
  3. Management consists of manipulating organisms, habitats, and human user groups
  4. Niche characteristics - why would they be important to a manager, and what would we do about them?
    • Food quantity and quality
    • Water requirements
    • Cover requirements
  5. Reproductive habitat requirements
  6. Population dynamics
    • Natality, inversity
    • Age at first reproduction
    • Maximum age
    • Parental care and growth
    • Mortality sources and rates
  7. Wildlife responses to stress
  8. Management objectives; both game and non-game
  9. Management alternatives depend on objectives
  10. Management plan based on succession, niche, population dynamics, human impacts, …
  11. Managing succession for different species groups
    Climax community species
    Mid-successional species
    Early-successional species
  12. Cover management - why is it important?
  13. Edge, inherent and induced, why is it good, and why is it bad?
  14. Habitat management practices for various species, elk, bald eagle, Kirtland’s warbler, …
  15. Artificial nesting habitat
  16. Snags
  17. Watering holes and guzzlers
  18. Hunting - compensatory and additive mortality
  19. Control of population sizes and sex ratios
  20. Hunting regulations
  21. Funding for wildlife management - Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (Pittman-Robertson)

    How can hunting affect the genetic composition of a population?
  22. North American Waterfowl Management Plan
    Joint Ventures
    Conservation strategies and activities
    Waterfowl refuges and WPA
    Funding for management - 1934 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Act
  23. Waterfowl management activities/issues:
    Habitat management - nesting habitat
    Lead shot
    Adaptive Harvest Management
  24. Threatened and Endangered Species

    Endangered Species Act of 1973
  25. Imperiled species management activities:
    Refuges, preserves
    Refuge design - fragmentation, territory, home range considerations
    Biosphere reserves
    Gene banks and botanical gardens
    Captive breeding
    Egg pulling
  26. The California condor - a species destined for extinction, but maybe not…
    Genetic concerns
    Effective population size
    Genetic diversity and genetic drift
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RNR Test 3 SG pt 2
Exam 3 SG pt 2